NOTICE

DEFERMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT
SURVEY (EUS) - 2020 - 2021

The Fiji Bureau of Statistics wishes to advise the applicants for the Project vacancies of the Employment and Unemployment Survey (EUS) scheduled to run from August 2020 - August 2021, that the survey has been deferred to start from August 2021 - August 2022 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic that is currently facing our nation.
As such, the recruitment process for all EUS project vacancies advertised on 22nd February 2020 on the Fiji Sun is now cancelled until further notice.
Any inconvenience caused is regretted.

COVID-19 Business Impact in Fiji Releasefbosicon2

2019-20 Household Income and Expenditure Survey [Preliminary Release]fbosicon2

Census 2017 of Population & Housing

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An Adobe Acrobat file 2017_Population_and_Housing_Census_Release_1 471.91 KB
An Adobe Acrobat file 2017_Population_and_Housing_Census_Release_2 7.39 MB
An Adobe Acrobat file 2017_Population_and_Housing_Census_Release_3 18.31 MB

The final count of 2017 Census of Population now stands as follows:

  • Total Fiji - 884,887
  • Urban- 494,252
  • Rural - 390,635

View the Census 2017 Release 2

Census 2007 of Population & Housing 

The final count of 2007 Census of Population stood as follows:

  • Total Fiji - 837,271
  • iTaukei - 475,739
  • Indo Fijians - 313,798
  • Others - 47,734

Census of population

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International Merchandise Trade Statistics - April 2021fbosicon2

Provisional data for April 2021  was :

  • total imports $314.9 million
  • total exports $136.5 million

The April 2021 trade deficit amounted to $178.4 million compared to $223.3 million a month earlier (March).

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Provisional Visitor Arrivals - June 2021fbosicon2

Provisional numbers show that visitor arrivals for June 2021 totaled 330, while in 2020, visitor arrival numbers for June stood at 413. As expected and similar to last year, the low visitor arrival numbers is attributed to the international travel restrictions which is still in place due to the COVID 19 pandemic. In comparison, in June 2019, visitor arrivals stood at 85,652, which means a 99.6% decrease to the current numbers.
Of the 330 visitors, 59 came by air while 271 came by sea. The sea arrivals were mostly seamen on fishing vessels (232) and 39 arrivals by yachts.

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Consumer Price Index - June 2021fbosicon2

The All Items CPI for the month of June 2021 registered a decrease of 0.4 percent over May 2021 [112.6] and stands at 112.2.

Details of price changes between May 2021 and June 2021 by expenditure class are as follows:

  • FOOD AND NON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES:-0.9%
  • ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, TOBACCO AND NARCOTICS:+0.2%
  • HOUSING, WATER, ELECTRICITY, GAS AND OTHER FUELS:-0.4%
  • TRANSPORT: -0.2%

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CONSTRUCTION SURVEY - March 2021fbosicon2

  • Total estimated value of work put-in-place was $102.4 million for the March quarter of 2021.
  • New building and capital repairs: 50.9 %
  • Current Repairs and Maintenance: 8.1 %
  • Civil Engineering Works: 41.0%

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